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Aug 1, 2013 2:00am PDT
the nsa. kelly o'donnell explains. . this is a recurring -- >> the brief new look inside the secrets of the nsa. the director of national intelligence released several documents to show an oversight of the spy program that sweeps up americans phone record data and the government is acknowledged using a wider net than previously known in what is called hop analysis the nsa traces a call made by a terror suspect but can track the records linked to anyone the suspect calls and on to anyone each of those callers contact, and so on. senator dick durbin was clearly uneasy. >> when you look at the reach of this program and it envelopes a substantial number of americans. >> reporter: frustration between senators and the intelligence community starting with how nas leaker edward snowden was ever granted access to the country's most guarded spy programs. senator patrick leahy dismayed no heads are rolled at the nsa. >> a 29-year-old school dropout can come in and take out massive, massive amounts of data. it's obvious there weren't adequate controls. has anybody been fired? >> no, sir, not yet
MSNBC
Aug 2, 2013 2:00am PDT
edward snowden temporary asylum. the self-professed nsa leaker got the proper documents to leave. he is in an undisclosed location this morning. and while it might help the former contractor this morning, jim aceda is joining us. what are the implications for what has happened with the whole snowden scenario? >> reporter: good morning, betty. the snowden situation has strained difficult relations between the united states and russia. the u.s. does see the snowden asylum as a slap in the face really. the question now is how far is the obama administration willing to go to embarrass putin by boycotting the g 20. obama and putin plan to have one-on-one talks in moscow before the g-20. the white house is hinting to cancel that. he spent his first night in freedom as an official refugee. his lawyer says that he's staying in the home of an american expat family, that he's learning russian and wants to get a job to support himself. not in information technology. he's more interested in becoming a human rights activist. back to you. >> very interesting. thank you very much. we'll watch that
MSNBC
Aug 19, 2013 2:00am PDT
, what to do with u.s. aid to egypt and revelations of more abuses at the nsa. top lawmakers on both sides really talking a lot about egypt, debating aid as these bloody clashes continue. though the president obama took a break from his vacation to condemn the attacks. now, another big topic in washington the nsa surveillance program, many still critical over its legitimacy after this newly revealed audit showing that the agency broke privacy rules thousands of times a year. veronica? >> all right, melissa, thank you so much. >>> thousands of firefighters began a difficult day out west. idaho's beaver creek has now scorched more than 160 square miles. officials are expressing optimism as more crews arrive to fight the flames. >> it's hard to see our landscape changing. >> we need an army out there and we got it. i know they're doing all they can do. >> reporter: some 90 fire engines are on the ground to protect homes and businesses. it's said to be just 9% contained. the first settlement is reached in the penn state jerry sandusky scandal. they signed the first settlement with victim
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2013 2:00am PDT
need to do better in educating our public. >> reporter: the former director of the nsa, said that added oversight could -- >> you need to be careful how many processes you put in there. >> reporter: the leaks seem to have pushed u.s./russia relations to a post cold war low. president obama has canceled a meeting with russian president vladimir putin, originally scheduled for next month. some lawmakers want a stronger gesture. >> mr. putin does not have united states/russia relationships in any priority. that's the way to treat mr. putin. >> reporter: snowden's father continues to defend his son, who he is preparing to visit in russia, after recently securing the papers he needs to travel. some analysts argue that the president shouldn't be tougher on russia but should work on restoring that relationship. especially as the u.s. confronts unrest in syria and egypt. reporting live in washington, i'm danielle leigh. >>> a grim milestone in afghanistan. insurgents killed three servicemen on sunday. that brings the total number of foreign troops killed there to more than 100, 78 american. the
MSNBC
Aug 5, 2013 2:00am PDT
is asking for tighter screening of overseas flight. fresh debate about the nsa's surveillance officials say tipped them off about this latest threat. >> it is scary. al qaeda is on the rise in this part of the world. the nsa program has proven its worth yet again. >> you have to be very careful about how much you represent that any particular program has contributed to our security. >> reporter: kristen welker, nbc news, washington. >>> alex rodriguez may be banned from baseball on the very day he returns to the naj ors. at high noon today the mlb is expected to ban a-rod through the 2014 season for alleged connections to a florida clinic that administered performance-enhancing drugs. joe girardi confirmed a-rod will play his first game of the season tonight at the chicago white sox. jay gray has more on the mlb announcement. >> reporter: we expect the announcement around noon. a-rod not the only player involved here. we expect 12 to 14 major leaguers will receive suspensions. most of those 50-game suspensions which will have them banned for the rest of the season. for a-rod it looks like m
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2013 2:00am PDT
are like thank you for bringing summer back. >> i'm glad it's making a comeback. >>> does the nsa really know how much of our information has been compromised? plus an incredible rescue by a firefighter all caught on camera. peoi go to angie's listt for all kinds of reasons. to gauge whether or not the projects will be done in a timely fashion and within budget. angie's list members can tell you which provider is the best in town. you'll find reviews on everything from home repair to healthcare. now that we're expecting, i like the fact i can go onto angie's list and look for pediatricians. the service providers that i've found on angie's list actually have blown me away. find out why more than two million members count on angie's list. angie's list -- reviews you can trust. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. because planes use less fuel, spend less time on the ground and more time in the air. suddenly, faraway places don't seem so...far away. ♪ >>> the white
MSNBC
Aug 20, 2013 5:00am EDT
got there. telling us what exactly the nsa does might be a nice next step, you guys. >>> good tuesday morning. right now on "first look," the west continues to be a tinderbox as crews battle on. >>> caroline kennedy's personal financial records released for the first time. >>> james dimaggio leaves life insurance money to hannah anderson's family. >>> legendary dick vandyke survives an accident. prince will criminal dwush william gushes about baby george. david beckham gets back to business and the marine gets the ncaa to bend. >>> good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. we start in the west where it's man versus nature. firefighters report some progress in that massive growing wildfire in central idaho. the flames are threatening at least three communities, forcing thousands to flee. jay gray reports from near the fire line in haley, idaho. >> reporter: the fight against the beaver creek wildfire continues for a 13th day this morning in the idaho mountains. the massive blaze fanning out in several directions right now, pushed by strong winds and with no shortage of dried out brush for f
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2013 2:00am PDT
. in an interview, he said he believes snowden is appealing to a higher law when he leaked nsa documents. >>> paula deen home state republicans don't think so, even with her use of the n word and accusations of racism, she is still held to a higher standard than the reverend dr. mort inluther king jr. the queen of southern cooking has a 73% favorability rating while mlk has a 59% favorable opinion. that's compounding. >>> and speaking of dr. king, later this month marks the 50th anniversary of his i have a dream speech. president obama will mark the occasion with remarks on the steps of the lincoln memorial. and that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. now for a look at the weather, here is bill karins with the national forecast. good morning, bill. >> i wish i was around for that. >> for? >> 50 years ago. >> a little history. look at our new history today. >> okay. >> that's a very positive way to think about it. >>> as far as the weather, missouri just got nailed again with incredible flooding. we had a big fire in areas of california that we showed you. en into ohio we had severe storms.
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 2:00am PDT
said in part "when nsa makes a mistake in carrying out its foreign intelligence mission, the agency reports it to oversee overseers. edward snowden they say provided them the documents earlier this summer. in a statement to the huffington post he said the media is being "miss led about his situation." he said his father and father's wife and attorney do not represent him in any way. >>> turning now overseas to egypt, marches are planned for today in the wake of a deadly government crackdown earlier this week. right now more than 600 protesters are confirmed dead in clashes with security forces. president obama has issued a stern rebuke to egypt's leaders. nbc is in cairo with the very latest. >> we are about an hour away from friday prayers. it's been a tense morning in cairo and across the country with sporadic clashes and continued fatalities. the death toll we cannot confirm 100%. we're getting conflicting accounts not just from the government forces but also from the muslim brotherhood. some military activity, as well despite the end of the curfew. we saw several thanks take up
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